The Library runs events throughout the year: exhibitions from the collection, events connected to the collections and music and social events to raise funds for running costs and special projects. Find all the dates for your diary and a downloadable copy of our Footnotes newsletter here . Tickets and information: 01764 652819
firstname.lastname@example.org or book online via the Events section in the shop.
Sat 19th and Sun 20th September Doors Open Days – join us for free tours of the Library (book here) and outdoor book-fun!
On Saturday only free drop-in family workshop sessions between 11am and 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 4pm: make a story star, a stick book or a muggle howler with Steph and the team on our heritage trail, no need to book, just come along. (Update Sunday tours are fully booked.)
EVENTS PROGRAMME POSTPONED: we are very sorry to announce that events up to October have been cancelled and we hope to rearrange these for another time. At present, we plan to hold all events that are programmed after this.
Dates for your diary
|Sat 7th Nov|
|Nunkie Theatre presents: MR James’ Casting the Runes||Tickets £20|
|Date tbc||The Innerpeffray Lecture – postponed until Feb 2021||Tickets £15|
|Sun 6th Dec|
|Carols for Innerpeffray|
A Royal Progress – Kings and Queens through the ages from Arabella Drummond who married Robert III of Scotland to the visit of Queen Victoria, we look at Scotland’s royal family through connections to Strathearn, books and especially pictures in the Innerpeffray collection.
Extreme Weather—floods, volcanoes and earthquakes enjoy the many descriptions of Noah’s ark as well as other great deluges and disasters in history.
Plague and Pestilence – What has history to tell us about pandemics of the past?
Anniversaries and Celebrations in 2020
The Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320, 700 years ago this year, and we will be displaying a lovely facsimile of the document in a volume donated last year.
James Hogg 250 It is also the 250th birthday of poet, novelist and collector of traditional songs and stories, James Hogg—we are taking this opportunity to display first editions from the Scottish Collection of the varied works of the Ettrick Shepherd and using this theme for the Opening Dinner.
And… happy birthday Innerpeffray! It is 340 years since the Library was founded in 1680. Expect some special features to celebrate.
Bookings for all events can be made at the Library by phone or email.
If you would like to hold a private event at the Library please do get in touch. We are delighted to hold book launches, weddings, birthday treats and private tours outwith opening hours.